Indonesian nonprofit YCAB Foundation has been expanding rapidly, and needed its IT to match the demands from its work. Learn how Microsoft has helped transform its IT to enable better programs and reach more underserved youth.
The ‘Bangladeshi surf girls’, who recently captured international imagination, took up Microsoft training to learn basic ICT skills. Previously plying their trade along the beach, they now have a livelihood option in IT that they much prefer.
We’re halfway through Computer Science Education Week! Here’s what’s happening at 2016 Hour of Code in Asia. Be sure to take part in the Hour of Code this week—or even try your hand at conducting your own event.
Computer Science Education Week has officially started! If you’re not sure why you should start coding, here are five reasons to convince you otherwise.
This Hour of Code, we catch up with Linda Liukas, a programmer-storyteller that has been inspiring children around the world to explore computing.
International Day of Persons with Disabilities 2016 is just around the corner. We feature Somali Australian Sadam Ahmed, a blind young man who persevered against all odds to shape his own future, and works towards breaking down barriers between the blind and the sighted with technology.
An inclusive education system does not start with machines, but understanding. And technologies can help take us there. Hong Kong teachers and students got thinking and designing for students with special educational needs.
Youth from less privileged backgrounds are often afraid to pursue careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics because they seem out of reach. Through a series of YouthSpark events, Prestasi Junior International and Microsoft Indonesia showed young Indonesians that nothing is impossible.
Violence in the three southernmost provinces of Thailand has left youth in the area vulnerable to human trafficking. But ICT can help give them a new start in life.
Technology is facing a diversity issue: that women are underrepresented in the industry. As such, Microsoft organized DigiGirlz Singapore 2016 to encourage greater participation among young women within Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) programs, and help break up misconceptions about women in technology.